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What was the process to join the army in WW2 England?

In the early days of the war, it was possible to just try to join up. Thomas Firbanks' memoir I bought a Star includes his experiences of joining the Coldstream Guards as an officer. This was ...
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What uniform is in this picture?

I concur with most of the above but would add that the private soldier shown is a member of Prince Albert’s (Somersetshire Light Infantry) and wearing an unlined 5-button India Pattern frock (loose ...
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